Research shows that vitamin D levels are low following pediatric heart surgery, most likely due to children’s D deficiency prior to surgery.
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In the last year there have been a number of studies looking at vitamin D levels in children in various locations around the world. Tom Weishaar compares and contrasts the results.
New research published has found a link between high sun exposure during pregnancy and decreased risk of their children developing childhood cancer
A new publication in the International Journal of Circumpolar Health reports that even infants placed on formula are at risk for severe vitamin D deficiency.
Researchers were curious to see if vitamin D reduced the incidence of ear infections in children with four or more ear infections a year.
The literature on vitamin D and food allergy is conflicting with some studies implying vitamin D protects against food allergy and some studies implying it causes it.
Atopic dermatitis or eczema is an allergic, chronic, very itchy skin disorder. In the last several decades, eczema has become dramatically more common, especially among children.
Childhood cancer takes the lives of more children in the U.S. than any other disease. Recently, researchers measured vitamin D levels in 484 children who had survived cancer.
Research published in The Journal of Pediatrics reports shocking findings that more than one-third of children failed to meet calcium and vitamin D recommendations.
Researchers wanted to know if vitamin D levels had any interaction with length of stay or various treatment needs for children in the pediatric intensive care unit.